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    About the stop and frisk harassment

    at various locations around BKK. I haven't asked all of my BKK friends about this happening yet, but one posted this: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater

    YMMV, but I'll be keeping a sharp eye out, when I go next.

    Hey if the MODs find that thread please merge this with it, thanks.

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    Unless I start hearing first hand accounts from BMs, I wouldn't believe anything.
    Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious.


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    It is being reported across multiple news outlets. It is unfortunate if true.....I have been going to LOS for 5 years and I have never made it to BKK and it on my agenda this year. Last year the riots and grenades....this year stop, frisk and piss.


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    Police have been stopping tourists around Suk for years, especially around Soi 16 (near Asok Junction), I have previously posted my experiences.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bacon View Post
    Unless I start hearing first hand accounts from BMs, I wouldn't believe anything.

    Not sure how many here live in Bangkok but in registered over on Thai Visa and I've read a few 1st hand accounts there. None involved them paying a bribe mind.

    It seems to be Thonglor police around the Asoke area. Some are saying its down to a new chief in charge and others are saying they have always been at it and it's just getting reported more now.

    I'm a bit worried tbh as I am booked to stay at Grande Centre Point for like a week. These street urine tests are supposed to be 10% accurate so that sounds perfect for extorting some dosh.

    Richard Barrow was out and out trying to get stopped today but to no avail. Let's hope they put a stop to it over Xmas and New Years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bawdy View Post
    Police have been stopping tourists around Suk for years, especially around Soi 16 (near Asok Junction), I have previously posted my experiences.

    Any advice to share if one gets stopped? If you had already booked at a hotel around asoke would you consider changing it or is that overkill?

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    I lived in that area for 3 months... and never got stopped once. You probably have more chance of being hit by a scooter while crossing the road...
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    My only experience was in a pie making factory managing the gravy team


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    Is there nothing in Thai law regarding probable cause? What if you refuse to provide a urine sample?

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    Quote Originally Posted by coyote View Post
    Is there nothing in Thai law regarding probable cause? What if you refuse to provide a urine sample?
    Thai law stands in relation to actual law as a degree from the Mickey Mouse university stands in relation to one from Oxford or Cambridge.
    Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious.


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    I can't pee if people are watching....
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    Quote Originally Posted by supersub View Post
    Any advice to share if one gets stopped? If you had already booked at a hotel around asoke would you consider changing it or is that overkill?
    I would just be polite and maybe carry your passport. I encountered them before the recent wave, they have always hung around Suk Soi 16, an expat area not far from Soi Cowboy (I shop at the 24 hr Foodland and eat at 'Took Lae Dee' there often when in BKK), but Soi 16 is not really off Sukhumvit anyway (TIT! 555).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dupree View Post
    I can't pee if people are watching....
    But you CAN watch when people are peeing..weird..555
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    Quote Originally Posted by slampay View Post
    But you CAN watch when people are peeing..weird..555
    The ole switcharoo....a classic....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dupree View Post
    The ole switcharoo....a classic....
    Good to have you back bro, the forums medicine cabinet was missing its favorite DB...
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    Quote Originally Posted by slampay View Post
    But you CAN watch when people are peeing..weird..555
    My roommate in college was a lunatic
    Awesome kid but nutso
    He couldn't pee with someone next to him so every time we were out at the bar and he had to pee.....I'd have to go with him and stand at the urinal next to him

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    Quote Originally Posted by supersub View Post
    Any advice to share if one gets stopped? If you had already booked at a hotel around asoke would you consider changing it or is that overkill?
    I have read several reports on different forums that it is happening. The advise given by a solicitor was to be polite, insist on going back to the station, no roadside urine test. Insist on calling your solicitor, even if you don't have one, call a friend, preferably a Thai or expat that speaks fluent Thai.
    The experience has been they give up when you insist on going to the station and indicate your calling a solicitor.

    Quote Originally Posted by Distantpeak View Post
    I lived in that area for 3 months... and never got stopped once. You probably have more chance of being hit by a scooter while crossing the road...
    It seems that there is 2 or 3 stations that have taken this on since the Coup.

    Interestingly the power of detention on suspicion is the right of the Forces not the police but these police stations are using it.

    Quote Originally Posted by coyote View Post
    Is there nothing in Thai law regarding probable cause? What if you refuse to provide a urine sample?
    One of the guys had just been to the toilet so they took him back to the station and made him drink 4 bottles of water and wait till he could provide a sample.

    Quote Originally Posted by Dupree View Post
    I can't pee if people are watching....

    Quote Originally Posted by MarcTwoSix View Post
    My roommate in college was a lunatic
    Awesome kid but nutso
    He couldn't pee with someone next to him so every time we were out at the bar and he had to pee.....I'd have to go with him and stand at the urinal next to him
    Now we know why girls go to the ladies in groups.
    "Of course you love me darling, I handsome man 55555"

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcTwoSix View Post
    My roommate in college was a lunatic
    Awesome kid but nutso
    He couldn't pee with someone next to him so every time we were out at the bar and he had to pee.....I'd have to go with him and stand at the urinal next to him
    And you did that? 5555 plus 55555

    I tried but words escape me....

    555

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    He must have been pissed... 55
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcTwoSix View Post
    My roommate in college was a lunatic
    Awesome kid but nutso
    He couldn't pee with someone next to him so every time we were out at the bar and he had to pee.....I'd have to go with him and stand at the urinal next to him
    I hope he never had to donate sperm ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stillearly View Post
    I hope he never had to donate sperm ....
    And Paul left out the going 'number 2' part. And I thought I had good friends..5555

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